Mo Rocca Discusses New Book “Mobituaries”
Press Release · Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Washington, DC

On Friday, November 8, at 7 p.m., the National Archives presents an author talk with Mo Rocca and CBS News correspondent Rita Braver on his new book Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving. Watch the program live stream

NOTE: This event is currently at capacity. Click here to join our waitlist for this program.

This program is free and open to the public and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC. Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue at Seventh Street, NW. Metro accessible on the Yellow and Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter station. Reservations are recommended and can be made online. For those without reservations, seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The theater doors will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Late seating will not be permitted 20 minutes after the program begins.

Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving 
Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of global leaders, Hollywood heavyweights, and innovators who changed the world. But not every notable life has gotten the send-off it deserves. His quest to right that wrong inspired Mobituaries, his #1 hit podcast. Now, with Mobituaries, the book, Rocca brings these men and women back to life like no one else can. Joining Mo Rocca in conversation will be CBS News correspondent Rita Braver. A book signing follows the program.  


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